τέλειος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From τέλος (télos, end) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjective suffix).

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Adjective[edit]

τέλειος (téleiosm (feminine τελεία, neuter τέλειον); first/second declension

τέλειος (téleiosm (feminine τέλειος, neuter τέλειον); first/second declension

  1. having reached its end, finished
    1. (of victims) complete, perfect, entire, without blemish
    2. (of animals) full-grown
    3. (of persons) absolute, complete, accomplished, perfect
      1. (of things)
    4. (of prayers, vows, etc.) fulfilled, accomplished
    5. (of numbers) full, complete
      1. (in arithmetic) those numbers which are equal to the sum of their divisors
    6. the third bowl offered to Zeus
  2. (of the gods) perfect, omnipotent, infinite
  3. last
  4. (neuter substantive) a royal banquet
  5. (feminine substantive) a full stop, period
  6. (adverb) at last
    1. completely, absolutely
    2. (the neuter is also used as an adverb)
      • 125 CE – 200 CE, Lucian, On Salaried Posts in Great Houses (The Dependent Scholar) 5
      • 95 CE – 165 CE, Appian, Civil Wars 1.8
      • 50 CE – 150 CE, Soranus, Collected Works 2.56

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Adjective[edit]

τέλειος (téleiosm (feminine τέλεια, neuter τέλειο)

  1. perfect, ideal, complete

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